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The Covid-19 Pandemic Endangers Sex Worker Health and Safety, Underscoring Need for Structural Reforms

2022-02-04T17:43:10-05:00August 12th, 2021|

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected people across all walks of life, among them sex workers. In this essay based on their SSRC-funded research, Denton Callander, Étienne Meunier, and Mariah Grant examine how the pandemic has impacted sex workers in the United States, analyzing the role stigma plays in heightening the health, social, and economic threats posed by the pandemic.

Sex Workers’ Rights and Human Trafficking

2021-04-01T20:11:05-04:00April 1st, 2021|

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“someone can be a sex worker and a survivor of trafficking,” just like a fruit picker or seamstress. “But when we’re talking about adult, consensual sex work- it doesn’t have anything to do with force or coercion,” Thompson affirms. When adequate safety measures are in place, Bruce adds “sex work can be an affirming and empowering choice” for some individuals.

Support the START Act!

2021-02-03T20:24:45-05:00February 3rd, 2021|

The Sex Workers Project of the Urban Justice Center strongly supports S. 00674 (Ramos) and A. 00459 (Gottfried), the Survivors of Trafficking Attaining Relief Together (START) Act and urges its passage by the New York State Legislature.